Hadith · Knowing the Prophet · Saheeh Al-Bukhari

The Compilation of Saheeh Al-Bukhari

Al-Bukhari’s Writings Although, Imam Al-Bukhari compiled numerous books on the science of hadeeth, his most significant contribution is the Saheeh Al-Bukhari which he titled, Al-Jami Al-Saheeh Al-Musnad Al-Mukhtasar min Umoorir Rasool Allah wa Sunanihi wa Ayyamihi [the Abridged Collection of Authentic Ahadeeth with Connected Chains regarding Matters Pertaining to the Prophet, His Practices and His… Continue reading The Compilation of Saheeh Al-Bukhari

Islamic Months · Muharram

Productivity Lessons from the Hijrah

By Abu Productive LESSON 1: So, the question is why? Why did the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam migrate? The standard answer is that the migration occurred to escape persecution from Makkah and save the Prophet’s life from an evil assassination plot. But I believe there’s another reason, one that derives an important lesson about… Continue reading Productivity Lessons from the Hijrah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 109 – 110

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful The Prohibition of following the Ways of the People of the Book In the previous ayah, we learned about the prohibition to ask unnecessary questions, in this ayah Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala narrates to us the reason behind this ruling. Some of the Jews… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 109 – 110

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Reflections Al-Baqarah Ayaat 60-62

► When you are blessed do shukr and remain humble. Do not become arrogant. When you are deprived do sabr, do not complain. ► Do not look down at what Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala has blessed others with...look at what ---YOU--- have been given. And be grateful. ► Use your resources and blessings lawfully. Do not transgress;… Continue reading Reflections Al-Baqarah Ayaat 60-62

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 60

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 1 – 25  | 26 – 43 Ayah 60 - Twelve Springs gushforth Prophet Musa ‘alayhi salaam like any other prophet of Allah was extremely kind and compassionate towards his people. His nation, however, did not respond with the same courtesy. They kept disobeying the… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 60

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 58-59

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 1 – 25  | 26 – 43 Rebellion upon Victory Upon escaping Egypt, the Children of Israel were to fight the disbelieving ‘Amaliq (Canaanites) dwelling in the holy land (Bayt Al-Maqdis), as it appears in Surah Al-Ma’idah ayah 21. Musa ‘alayhi salaam said, “O people!… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 58-59

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Commandments in Al-Baqarah Ayaat 40 – 48

We see that in ayaat 40 – 48, there have been continuous commandments. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, Fear none but Me إِيَّايَ فَارْهَبُونِ Believe (in what I have sent down) وَآمِنُوا Be not the first to disbelieve وَلَا تَكُونُوا أَوَّلَ كَافِرٍ بِهِ Do not sell My Ayaat for a small gain وَلَا تَشْتَرُوا بِآيَاتِي… Continue reading Commandments in Al-Baqarah Ayaat 40 – 48